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Earth is only marginally habitable. Some of the Earth-like exoplanets might potentially be far more hospitable to life than Earth is.

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The order of the planets from closest to the Sun outwards is; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and finally Neptune.

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It might rain liquid neon on Jupiter.

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There is enough space between the Earth and the moon to fit in the all the rest of the planets in the solar system.

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It snows metal on Venus.

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Our moon is bigger than Pluto and some scientists think it's more of a planet in a double planet Earth-moon system.

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63 Earths can fit inside Uranus

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We can only see planets up to 13.8 billion light years far because the universe is 13.8 billion light years old.

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Some scientists believe that around 4 billion years ago Neptune and Uranus may have switched their places in the solar system.

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Venus spins on its axis so slowly (4 mph) that the average human could easily outwalk it.

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Sunsets happen because of the Earth atmosphere.

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Uranus is the coldest planet in our solar system, even though Neptune is farther from the sun.

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The sun starts to lose color as it sets

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Saturn moon, Titan, is the only body in our solar system beyond Earth that is known to have liquid on its surface.

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: Alaska has finally been mapped as precisely as Mars.